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1

Relation between natural resources and growth

See Sachs and Warner (1995). No specific setting

2

Relevance of institutions in resource-rich countries

See Mehlum, Moene, and Torvik (2006). No specific setting

3

Resources, re-election and future stock

See Robinson, Torvik, and Verdier (2006). No specific setting

4

Effects of oil discovery on corruption

São Tomé and Principe

5

Spillovers of oil on other activities and consequences of the oil-related fiscal windfall

Brazil

6

Effect of income shocks due to change in world commodity prices on civil war dynamics

Colombia. Also part of CONFLICTS

7

Relationship between conflict in a poor resource-abundant country and the value of international diamond mining firms

Angola. Also part of CONFLICTS

8

Impact of mining on conflict in face of price shocks

Africa. Also part of CONFLICTS

9

Effect of ethnic fragmentation on development

Sub-Saharan Africa. See Easterly and Levine (1997)

10

Explore the mechanisms that link high levels of ethnic division to low levels of public goods provision

Uganda

11

Correlation between pre-colonial ethnic institutions and regional variation in contemporary economic performance

See Michalopoulos and Papaioannou (2013). No specific setting. Light density paper

12

Conditions under which cultural cleavages become politically salient

Zambia-Malawi border

13

Ethnic identities as tools to get access to political power

Ten African countries

14

Comparison of how central government nation-building policies affect interethnic cooperation

Kenya and Tanzania